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They paid WHAT? 5 most expensive celeb houses of 2019
Celebrities live a life of luxury, so it makes sense that these luxuries would also extend to the places they call home. Here are the 5 most expensive real estate transactions done by celebrities for 2019.
5. Tommy Hilfiger
The 68-year-old fashion designer and founder of Tommy Hilfiger finally sold his Plaza Hotel penthouse after a shocking 11 years on the market. The home is 6,050 square feet and has just four bedrooms. There is a formal dining room that features mirrored walls and the penthouse features a grand salon with 10-foot high ceilings, according to Architectural Digest.
The penthouse sold for a shocking $USD 33.25 million ($AUD 48.4 million).
4. Mark Zuckerberg
The founder of Facebook kept the details of this sale very private as he purchased a home in Lake Tahoe for $USD 37 million ($AUD 54.19 million).
The Brushwood Estate features a 5,322 square foot main house with six bedrooms as well as a separate guesthouse and a private dock, according to Variety.
The home was built in 1964 and also features rolling lawns as well as a lakeview jacuzzi.
The home adds to the smaller property he purchased earlier for $USD 22 million ($AUD 32.02 million) and now has a compound of up to 10 acres with 600 feet of uninterrupted lake views.
3. Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo
The power couple were ready to say goodbye to their mansion in Beverly Hills, but it wouldn’t be an easy one as their mansion is a three-story Tudor-style home.
The sprawling 10,376 foot mansion features five bedrooms, twelve bathrooms and features crown moulding in many of the common living areas on the first floor.
The master suite of the mansion includes a lofted ceiling, a private terrace and an en suite bathroom that has a luxurious free-standing tub, according to Architectural Digest.
The home sold to another power couple Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia Di Rossi for $USD 45 million ($AUD 65.83 million).
The iconic musician bought a luxurious 5,807 square feet penthouse which has three bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms. Although it’s not as large as some of the other mansions, it appears that stars are paying for the location as it’s on Billionaire’s Row at 220 Central Park South, according to realestate.com.au.
With few details being made public about the actual apartment, there are little to no photos of this listing that he bought for a shocking USD $66 million ($AUD 96 million)
1. Jeff Bezos
Last but not least, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos purchased a trio of Manhattan apartments for a combined whopping $USD 80 million ($AUD 116.52 million).
The sizeable buy included a three-story five-bedroom penthouse apartment as well as the other two units he purchased which overlook Madison Square Park.
The combined space of all three units create a massive 17,000 square foot, 12-bedroom estate.
The penthouse alone has nearly 6,000 square feet of terraces and has four exposures facing the Madison Square Park. The penthouse also includes a private elevator, a grand ballroom and a library with a marble and glass fireplace, according to Business Insider.
Tommy Hilfiger’s penthouse: CNBC & Sothesby’s International Realty | Travis Mark
Mark Zuckerberg’s Lake Tahoe mansion: Variety & Oliver Luxury Real Estate
Adam Levine’s Tudor-style mansion: Architectural Digest & Simon Berlyn / Berlyn Photography 2019
Jeff Bezos’ trio of Manhattan apartments: Visual House
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